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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Hach Salinity/Sodicity Kit
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Hach Salinity/Sodicity Kit

Farmers and land managers
can now make an in-field determination
of the salinity and sodicity of their soils
The Salinity/Sodicity Kit
was developed under a
Cooperative Research and Development Agreement
between the Salinity Laboratory and
the Hach Company, Loveland, CO
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More information about the method:

Agricultural Research Service press release
Salinity Laboratory research reports:
1058. Rhoades, J.D., N.A. Manteghi, P.J. Shouse and W.J. Alves. 1989. Estimating soil salinity from saturated soil-paste electrical conductivity. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J.: 53(2): 428-433.
1459. Rhoades, J.D., N.A. Manteghi, S.M. Lesch and D. Slovacek. 1997. Determining soil & water sodicity from electrode measurements. Comm. Soil Sci. & Plant Anal., 28(19&20), 1737-1765.

Last Modified: 9/22/2010
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